Archive for the ‘Bombers’ Category

Looking Back at Some Air Tattoos – Part One

Between 1997 and 2002, I attended six grand air shows in the United Kingdom.  The yearly celebration of military aviation known as the Royal International Air Tattoo, or RIAT for short, brought together several hundred military aircraft in one place at one time.  As a matter of fact, Guinness World Records recognized the 2003 Tattoo […]

Warbirds at the Great State of Maine Air Show

This August 2012 air show featured more than a dozen warbirds from all over the country.  Many of these aircraft pulled double duty… acting as static displays as well as flying during the show.   The Commemorative Air Force’s  “Redtail Squadron” P-51C Mustang, and the Texas Flying Legends Museum’s quintet of World War II aircraft that […]

B-25 Executive Sweet on its way to Doolittle / Reunion at Dayton, OH

The B-25 known as Executive Sweet began it’s journey from Camarillo, CA to Dayton, OH. The aircraft will be one of Twenty-five B-25 Mitchell bombers that plan to pay tribute to the Doolittle Raiders as they commemorate the 70th anniversary of their raid on Japan. The reunion will take place April 17-20 at the National […]

Planes of Fame – Chino Air Show 2011

The County of San Bernardino Planes of Fame Airshow is an annual event and one NEVER to be missed. Joe and I have been making this trip for the past three years and it just keeps getting better. This year was special as it was celebrating the “100th Anniversary of  U.S. Naval Aviation”. Planes of […]